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The Planet Mars approaches Earth every two years. In this gallery I will post pictures of Mars as seen in 2003 and 2005. For details about this event please read the Post about the Planet Mars. To see the pictures in larger detail please click on the images below. To go back to the HOME PAGE click on the words "VISIONINTIME" at the upper left part of the screen.

MARS 2003 - C

MARS 2003 - C

Note the polar ice cap at the south pole of Mars. You can see some of the detail of the cap in this picture


MARS 2003 - B

MARS 2003 - B

An image of another side of Mars as it rotates. Just like Earth presents different "faces" of land marks as the planet spins... so does Mars show us different features as it spins.


MARS 2003 - A

MARS 2003 - A

A photo of Mars showing the south polar cap. Notice how the planet changes its "face" to us over a period of several weeks. Note the position of the cap in the three pictures taken during 2003.